Angus T. Jones Slams “Two and a Half Men”
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NEW YORK (CBSMiami) — The teen star of the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” is slamming his own show, telling viewers not to watch and his message is no joke.
The youngest star of “Two and a Half Men” is calling the show “filth” and telling viewers not to watch it.
Videos of Angus T. Jones surfaced on the religious website forerunnerchronicles.com, in which the actor talks about how he found religion and why his new lifestyle doesn’t jibe with sitcom.
Nineteen-year-old Angus T. Jones has been on the show since he was 10 but says he doesn’t want to be on it. He says, “Please stop watching it. Please stop filling your head with filth.”
“Do some research on the effects of television and your brain, and I promise you you’ll have a decision to make when it comes to television, and especially with what you watch,” Jones also said in the video.
The video was posted by Forerunner Chronicles in Seale, Alabama. In it, Jones describes a search for a spiritual home.
Jones reportedly became a Seventh Day Adventist last month, on his 19th birthday. He says the show goes against his new found religious beliefs.
“You cannot be a God-fearing person and be on a television show like that. I know I can’t,” he said in the video.
Show producer Warner Bros. Television has no comment. CBS hasn’t responded to a request for comment left Monday.
The show, which is currently in its 10th season, stars Jon Cryer as Jones’ uptight dad and originally featured Charlie Sheen as his hedonistic philandering uncle, but Sheen was replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
It’s unclear what effect Jones’s comments will have on the show. Jones’s character, Jake has joined the army this season and has had less screen time. The show goes on its holiday hiatus next month.
The young actor is in the final year of a contract that pays him over $300-thousand per episode, around $8-million per year. Jones has reportedly said he wants to go to college after his ten year run on the show comes to a close.
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